American Spa Staff

Spotlight: New Products

01 An antioxidant that can increase collagen production and neutralize UV radiation damage, Cellular Repair Creme from A Natural Difference helps skin absorb vitamin C and DHEA, which helps stimulate cell activity and strengthens the elastic tissues. With a high concentration of vitamin C to minimize the signs of aging, this unique cream includes other active ingredients to reinforce the epidermis and make it appear smoother. (800) 568-3150. 02 Providing underarm protection from irritation, Purefection deodorant from Tend Skin works...

Spotlight: New Products

A wide variety of sophisticated products are available to today's spas and their clients.
01. PureOlogy's Hydrate Shampoo and Hydrate Condition provide hair with two-step protection from fading color. Sulfate and carcinogen-free, Hydrate Shampoo locks in color while Hydrate Condition offers potent antioxidants for maximum color preservation. It's color protection guaranteed to last longer. (800) 331-1502. 02. Peau Vive has expanded its skincare line to include travel sizes of its most popular cleansers, hydro-balancers, and eco-protectors. The cleansers contain a patented compound of substances derived from comfrey, licorice, and burdock. The hydro-balancers combat hydro-lipidic...

Spotlight: New Products

01 A personal microdermabrasion system, the Total Body Experience from Dermanew includes all the elements for improving and rejuvenating the skin. Designed to be used at home, it comes complete with a collection of foam applicators (round foam, triangle, and body foam), Accelerated Microdermabrasion Formula Créme, and Dual Speed Resurfacing Tool. (866) 44-DERMA. 02 The Iontosonic from Universal offers a state-of-the-art resurfacing treatment to increase blood circulation and skin metabolism. The Iontosonic features ultrasonic movement that infuses vitamin C into...

Know the Standards

The Esthetics Manufacturers & Distributors Alliance shares its Guidelines for Professional Cosmetic Exfoliating Procedures.
EMDA, a sub-group of the American Beauty Association, works to ensure that estheticians are more knowledgeable about the products and issues related to their business. Here are some frequently used terms you should be familiar with. Cosmetic Resurfacing Exfoliating Substance and Equipment These include cosmetic-use AHAs (Glycolic and Lactic Acids), BHAs (salicylic acid), Jessner's solutions (14 percent salicylic acid, lactic acid, and resorcinol) or modifications thereof, and proteolytic enzymes (papain, bromelain). The term also includes mechanical instruments and instruments that...

Spotlight: New Products

01 Helpful in the prevention of stretch marks, Pevonia's Pre-Natal Emulsion is a microemulsified cream rich in vitamins and botanical proteins that effectively protects, hydrates, and reinforces the elasticity of the skin. Its gradual release of natural oils provides a silky slide to the skin without ever feeling greasy. (800) PEVONIA. 02 Protecting the skin from dryness and irritation, Gigi's Tea Tree Creme Wax is formulated with Tea Tree Oil, best known for its soothing and healing properties. It leaves...

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